TAG: regional development
Whyalla’s ‘death notice’ has been written a number of times over the past 40 years, beginning with the closure of the shipyards in 1978, continuing with predictions of doom in the lead-up to the carbon tax, and most recently, as what was once the BHP steelworks clung to life, suffocating in debt and despair under […]
We have recently been undertaking research into the extent to which current migration policies meet South Australia’s needs, and how migration interacts with the broader economic challenges facing the state, in particular our ‘demographic deficit’ of an older, less active in the labour market, lower qualification, working age population.
These demographic challenges present some specific difficulties […]
The SA Centre for Economic Studies was commissioned by the Local Government Associaton of South Australia to consider the implications for local government associated with future mining developments on the Eyre Peninsula. The principle objective of the report was to provide information to councils to “help them determine future population patterns” and settlement patterns and […]
The South Australian Centre for Economic Studies of the Adelaide and Flinders Universities is hosting a special luncheon on Friday, 22 March 2013 to celebrate 30 years of the establishment of the Centre for Economic Studies and its contribution to economic policy, research and public policy in Australia and, in particular, South Australia. The luncheon […]
The Centre recently developed regional fact sheets for the 7 non-metropolitan Regional Development Australia regions in South Australia. The fact sheets provide infomation on the economic, social and demographic characteristics of the regions. The fact sheets are designed to be a policy tool to assist local government, RDAs and other stakeholders with planning and research, […]
A new Economic Issues paper – Assisting Regions and Communities to Cope with Structural Change: Context, Objectives, Principles and Good Practice – was recently distributed to Corporate Members.
This paper is the final of three papers on regional issues with earlier papers exploring first, Re-Thinking the Approach to Regional Development in South Australia (EIP No. 28) […]
Luncheon Seminar with Ms Glenys Beauchamp, Secretary of the Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government
The Centre will be holding a Luncheon Seminar for Corporate Members on Thursday, 22nd September 2011, featuring guest speaker Ms Glenys Beauchamp, Secretary of the Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government. Ms Beauchamp will address the topic of ”Governments and Communities in Partnership – the Role of RDAs”.
Ms Beauchamp has […]
Two new Issues Papers have recently been dispatched to Corporate Members.
Decline and Rejuvenation: The Provincial Cities of South Australia
This paper considers the economic and social rejuvenation of the Provincial Cities of South Australia during the first decade of the 21st Century, and the challenges to maintaining sustainable growth and competitiveness. The analysis confirms that the […]
In December 2010, an Issues Paper on the topic of regional development in South Australia was distributed to Corporate Members.
In the paper, authors Michael O’Neil and Cliff Walsh argue that regional development in South Australia is an agenda without a policy framework or strategy. South Australia’s economic, social and environmental progress depend entirely on the […]